A SYRIAN CALCITE COSMETIC VESSEL
Circa Late 2nd Millennium B.C.
In the form of a bird on its back, the vessel well-hollowed, the rim slightly overhanging where it merges with the bird's turned-back head, the wings and tail feathers in relief, and, like the neck, ornamented with incision and drilled dotted circles
4½ in. (11.4 cm) long